NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Education

TIME & DATE:  8:30AM, Thursday, April 21, 2005

PLACE: E1.028

CHAIR: Senator Florence Shapiro

The Committee will consider the following Subcommittee Reports:

SB 31            Zaffirini
Relating to requiring students receiving certain financial aid at
institutions of higher education to meet timely graduation and academic
progress requirements.

SB 532            Shapiro
Relating to tuition for a student registered in a public junior

SB 927            Ellis
Relating to the annexation of territory in political subdivisions
by certain junior college districts.

SB 1037            Lucio
Relating to tuition rates for Olympic athletes residing and
training in Texas.

SB 1227            Shapiro / et al.
Relating to payment of the costs of attending public and private
postsecondary educational institutions and to financial aid and
other measures to assist students to pay those costs.

SB 1300            West, Royce
Relating to an excused absence from a public institution of higher
education for a person called to active military service.

SB 1528            Zaffirini
Relating to the payment of tuition and fees at public institutions
of higher education and the determination of Texas residency for
that purpose.

SB 1529            Zaffirini
Relating to policies and measures to promote timely graduation of
students from public institutions of higher education.

SB 1553            Ellis
Relating to the creation of a program for alternative funding of
Toward EXcellence, Access, & Success (TEXAS) grants.

SB 1716            Van de Putte
Relating to the sale of instructional materials and other
merchandise to students of institutions of higher education.

SB 1778            Van de Putte
Relating to reporting requirements by officers of junior college

SCR 17            Madla / et al.
Requesting Texas institutes of higher education to offer education
and research opportunities in viticulture and enology.

SCR 27            West, Royce / et al.
Memorializing Congress to eliminate current caps on funded Medicare
resident training slots and related limits on costs per resident
used to determine Medicare graduate medical education reimbursement